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Old 03-29-2014, 08:50 AM   #1
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Angelfish Not Eating

I have a tiny angel fish (dime size) that I just got yesterday. He or she is so tiny and slow I'm afraid the other fish are getting all the food. Tankmates include 6 Zebra Danios, 3 Albino Cory's, and 2 Mickey Mouse Platys. Any suggestions would be appreciated! Thanks!
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Old 03-29-2014, 10:18 AM   #2
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Angelfish Not Eating

You have fish that are a lot faster than your angel. Angels are big eaters if they're healthy, maybe it needs some time to adjust?
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Very young small angels of that size actually do much better when fed 3 to 5 tiny meals daily. Growth rate will be much better. It would do much better in it's own tank until it's larger if possible or perhaps adding a divider to the tank. It's going to have a hard time competing for food with the danio's and platies.
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Thank you both, I will get a divider as I do not have another tank available at this time.

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You can also target feed. I use frozen/ thawed bloodworms or brine shrimp and put a little in a bowl of tank water. Suck it up and feed directly to the baby Angel.


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Corsair, that would be so cool to feed my baby that way. Would I use a straw or medicine dropper or something?

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I use a Turkey Baster. But lots of things will work


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Ok, thanks. I will try that with tomorrow's feeding.

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